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Get Moving This Fall

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Lose weight with these creative exercise tips Mustering the energy to exercise is a struggle many of us are all too familiar with. If you’ve attempted and failed to maintain an exercise regimen in order to lose weight, you’re not alone. Nearly half of adults in the U.S. (49%, to be exact) have tried to…

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U.S. News & World Report Names Inova Fairfax Medical Campus #1 Hospital in DC Area

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Inova Health System’s Gynecology Program Nationally Ranked Falls Church, VA. – Inova Fairfax Medical Campus was named the #1 hospital in the Washington, DC, Metropolitan Area for the 5th time, according to U.S. News & World Report 2019-20 Best Hospitals rankings. Inova’s Gynecology department is the highest ranked in the region and #13 in the…

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Array of Awards for Inova

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Inova Fairfax Medical Campus displays excellence Earlier this year, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus (IFMC) received a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Three other Inova hospitals also received this rating: Inova Fair Oaks, Inova Loudoun and Inova Mount Vernon hospitals. Of the more than 4,500 hospitals evaluated by CMS nationwide, only…

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Why Should I Take My Child to an Inova Pediatric ER or Urgent Care Center?

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By Rick Place, MD, Medical Director of the Pediatric Emergency Department at Inova Children’s Hospital, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Nothing is scarier to a parent than having a sick child. At Inova, we are committed to caring for children within both our emergency and urgent care facilities. Inova Children’s Hospital (ICH) at Inova Fairfax Medical…

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Choosing the Best Hospital

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Inova experts urge patients to look at markers of success and safety  It’s not always possible — such as in an emergency — to handpick where you’ll receive medical care. But if you’re undergoing elective surgery or other treatment, key indicators of a hospital’s track record can reliably steer you to a place that has…

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Behavioral Health Services Focus on Healthy Minds

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Inova provides inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services for all ages in Loudoun and western Fairfax counties The numbers are staggering; millions of people are affected by mental health conditions annually. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 50% of all Americans are diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder…

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Art in Action for Cancer Care

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Arts and Healing program makes a difference for cancer patients at Inova The Arts and Healing program at Inova Schar Cancer Institute (Inova Schar) promotes the healing power of the environment on those affected by cancer, both through art installations and clinical applications. Thoughtfully selected original art can be much more than a simple distraction;…

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Improved Breast Cancer Care at Inova

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Inova offers new technology to increase ease, speed of mammograms Getting a mammogram is not the most comfortable experience for women. In addition to the anxiety that it can trigger, the screening itself can cause physical discomfort. For these reasons, Inova takes steps to update its technology to provide the best possible experience. Comfortable Equipment:…

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Medical Missions Accomplished

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Inova trips to the Philippines yield positive results Here in the United States, we can take access to quality healthcare for granted. In that spirit, Inova medical staff recently completed two mission trips to the Philippines, where healthcare for low-income residents is often inadequate. In 2018 and early 2019, the two teams of Inova specialists…

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